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'The Voice': Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Shakira Steal Singers as Battle Rounds Begin

March 18, 2014 (7:55 am) GMT
The three coaches find themselves in yet another battle over Jake Barker, whom Usher decides to let go following his and Stevie Jo's duet of 'Higher Love'.

And so the battle begins on "". On Monday, March 17, coaches , , and paired their singers for a duet and later had to choose which one they wanted to keep. At the same time, other coaches had a chance to steal a contestant from the original coach.

Usher's Biff Gore and T.J. Wilkins took the stage first, covering ' "Ain't Too Proud to Beg". Though they had different styles, the coaches agreed that it's a tie in terms of pure vocal technique. Usher decided to keep T.J. because he's a fighter, but Blake saved Biff by stealing him.

Blake later pitted Jake Worthington against Lexi Luca for a performance of "It Goes Like This" by . Lexi was a bit off-key in her solo moments. Usher and Adam were rooting for Jake and Blake agreed with them, choosing Jake over Lexi although he flubbed some lyrics.

Dani Moz and DeShawn Washington of Team Shakira were battling it out during their performance of "My Kind of Love" by . Adam said he couldn't pick a winner, while Blake and Usher said DeShawn surprised them, but eventually Shakira chose to keep Dani.

Adam put Kat Perkins in a battle against Patrick Thomson. They had a duet of "Whenever I Call You Friend" by and which was very entertaining. In the end, Kat's strong vocal outshone Patrick's. Adam chose Kat, but Patrick wasn't sent home just yet as Shakira stole him.

Paula Deanda and Sisaundra Lewis of Team Blake were dueling during a rendition of "Do What U Want" by . Usher and Shakira said they would go with Sisaundra which was an obvious choice since she wowed the crowd with her high notes. Blake indeed declared Sisaundra as the winner.

Jake Barker and Stevie Jo were the last pair to perform that night, singing "Higher Love" by Steve Winwood. Shakira couldn't decide between the two and Adam said he would steal whoever Usher didn't choose. When Usher chose to keep Stevie, the three other coaches were fighting over Jake, who eventually landed on Team Adam.

Adam, Blake and Shakira already used one of their two steals, while Usher hasn't used any.

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